Gregg Allman Announces Inaugural Laid Back Festival

Gregg Allman, in a joint venture with Live Nation, is excited to announce the inaugural Laid Back Festival. Set to take place on August 29 in New York at the Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, the one-day event named after Allman’s seminal first solo record from 1973, will feature performances by: Gregg Allman, The Doobie Brothers, Bruce Hornsby and The Noisemakers, Jaimoe’s Jassz Band and City of the Sun. More artists will be announced soon. Besides offering an all-star lineup of great music, Laid Back looks to become a premiere destination for great food and drink as well, with Allman and Live Nation curating over 20 of the finest regional restaurants, wineries and breweries. The full list of artists and restaurants, wineries and breweries is below.

Laid Back will begin at 4pm. VIP Packages including items such as a clam bake on the beach and limited edition show posters will be available. Laid Back Festival tickets and VIP packages go on sale Friday, May 1 at 9am via and

“Creating this fest has been a lot of fun,” says Allman. “Good music, good food and drink and a beautiful beach – what could be better?”


The Laid Back Festival artist lineup is below:

Gregg Allman

The Doobie Brothers

Bruce Hornsby and The Noisemakers

Jaimoe’s Jassz Band

City of the Sun


The Laid Back Festival on-site restaurants, wineries and breweries are below:

Guy Fieri’s BBQ  “Grill Out”

Paces Steaks

Swell Taco

Nuchas- Empanadas

Odies Grill

Harvest Moon Oysters

Backyard Brine Pickle Co.

Jamesport Vineyards

Carpe Vino Cellars

Maison Belle Claire

Port Jeff Brewing Company

*and more to be announced*

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